Hadith on Patience: The reward is Paradise for someone who loses a friend and remains patient

May 16, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted says: I have nothing to give to my faithful servant except Paradise if I cause his dear friend to die and he remains patient.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6060

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ يَقُولُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى مَا لِعَبْدِي الْمُؤْمِنِ عِنْدِي جَزَاءٌ إِذَا قَبَضْتُ صَفِيَّهُ مِنْ أَهْلِ الدُّنْيَا ثُمَّ احْتَسَبَهُ إِلَّا الْجَنَّةُ

6060 صحيح البخاري كتاب الرقاق باب العمل الذي يبتغى به وجه الله